Discuss as:

Cowboys take flight in Vegas rodeo

Julie Jacobson / AP

Will Lowe, of Canyon, Texas, rides in the bareback competition for a score of 82.5 and fourth place in the event during the eighth go-round of the National Finals Rodeo, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, in Las Vegas.

Julie Jacobson / AP

Matt Bright, of Azle, Ariz., is thrown from his horse during the bareback riding event in the eighth go-round of the National Finals Rodeo on Dec. 8 in Las Vegas.

Julie Jacobson / AP

Bullfighters try to lure the bull away from J.W. Harris of Mullin, Texas as he rolls underneath after riding for the required eight seconds in the eighth go-round of the National Finals Rodeo, on Dec. 8 in Las Vegas. Harris took first place in the bull riding event.

Get the complete results of the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas.